warehouse/van assistant

The Company

43 Charity Shops located in London; 26 years in Charity Retailing and over 26 years helping disadvantaged children and young people in Romania. You will join a busy warehouse servicing the shops daily where no two days are the same and service is key to what we do. We are recruiting for a full-time Warehouse/Van Assistant to join our Fara Warehouse’s vibrant team as soon as possible.

Working Times

  • Location: FARA Warehouse, London, TW4
  • Working Hours: 8:00 – 16:00
  • 8 hour shift/ 30min break
  • 5 days per week rota (Monday – Friday, occasional weekends as needed)
Days and times of work can always be changed by the Management in order to service our shops which are open 7 days per week.

The Role

The Warehouse/Van Assistants main duty is to support the Warehouse Manager and team in the effective running of the Warehouse and when required to assist Warehouse Driver in the delivery and collection of stock to and from Fara shops. As Warehouse/Van Assistant your duties will include:

  • Assisting in warehouse organization and storage
  • Assisting in regular stock turnover and stock rotation
  • Assisting in the movement of stock between Fara Warehouse and Shops
  • Assisting with vans loading and unloading
  • Assisting with rubbish collections and disposals
  • Ad hoc warehouse office duties
  • Manual Handling
  • Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment
  • Working as a part of the team
  • Following the Company’s Policies and Procedures

The Candidate

  • No experience in a warehouse needed but would be a bonus
  • Driving license cat B (for vehicles up to 3,500kg)
  • Good Customer Service Skills
  • Great Communication Skills
  • Good Team Player
  • Organised and Efficient
  • Hard working
  • Positive can-do attitude

What We Offer

  • Internal policies and procedures training and support throughout your employment
  • £17,000 annual salary, reviewed yearly every October
  • Option to work overtime if available
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank and public holidays
  • 50% staff discount on the majority of goods in the shop you are visiting
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension contributions

FARA Charity Shops supporting the work of FARA Charity transforming the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people in Romania. FARA Enterprises Limited is wholly owned by the FARA Foundation. Registered Charity No. 1139349